Mount Lawley is a foodie destination, renowned for its selection of vibrant dining and culture experiences. So, it’s no surprise that this suburb is home to some of Perth’s coolest cafés and coffee bars.

Check out our pick of the top 11 Mount Lawley cafés you need to visit:

Mount Lawley Coffee Co

Bringing a taste of Fitzroy to Perth’s coffee scene, Mount Lawley Coffee Co is relatively new to the block but already becoming a local favourite. With its stunning interior design, a focus on high quality coffee and food, house-made chai blends, and supporting local through a curated retail section, it’s not surprising that this café is always bustling with Mount Lawley locals. Plus, the versatile and thoughtful café design caters to all – from a destination for social catchups, to a remote workspace or meeting place.

Mount Lawley Coffee Co
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SoHo Lane

If you’ve been to Little SoHo in the city, you already know their “big sis” SoHo Lane is going to provide an exceptional dining experience. This beautiful, New York inspired café serves up all-day brunch including the beloved fried chicken burger, a SoHo Reuben, Turkish eggs, chicken waffles and more. With its locally roasted beans, you can always count on SoHo Lane for a great coffee in Mount Lawley.

Local & Aesthetic

If the name didn’t make it clear Local & Aesthetic is, in fact, a majorly aesthetic café in Mount Lawley, with a focus on supporting local. Here you’ll find the best that WA has to offer – from coffee, to food, art, retail, and music. The menu boasts fresh, all-day brunch dishes using native ingredients, locally sourced coffee, loose leaf teas, chai, kombucha and fresh juices, as well as some alcoholic options if you’re after a boozy long lunch. Its retail offering includes a Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health (FISH) store, which only sells goods made by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses. You can find an amazing collection of Indigenous books, gifts, and artwork here. Plus, Rhubarb Records and Fort Remedial Massage can also be found in this Mount Lawley café…it’s the perfect place to spend a half-day exploring.

Best Mount Lawley Cafes
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Modus Coffee

If you’re after great coffee on the go, look no further than Modus Coffee. A small coffee bar, Modus responsibly sources, roasts, and brews its own coffee and is renowned for its high-quality coffee blends, curated food menu and sustainable business practices. In addition to picking up a coffee and their (famous) Modus Rueben, you can also grab filter coffee, espresso blends and essential coffee equipment for home.


For good food and coffee, you can’t go past Secondeli. A favourite among locals, you’ll find this café is usually humming with activity as café-goers enjoy the all-day menu in the sunny alfresco area or inside the atmospheric café. Their Shakshuka is known for being one of the best in town and is worth the trip.

Secondeli Best Mount Lawley Cafes
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Bossman Coffee

If exceptional coffee is your priority, head to Bossman. This small café consistently delivers great coffee and great service, so it’s no wonder it’s popular among locals and coffee connoisseurs alike. And while the food offering is limited, you can pick up some delicious Greek baked treats.

The Deli on Central

The sister of Willing Coffee in Guilford, The Deli on Central has maintained elements of its deli heritage on the outside, while transforming its interior into a gorgeous and modern European-inspired café. You can pick up high-quality coffee, baked treats, paninis, toasties and more.

The Deli On central Best Mount Lawley cafes
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Coode Street Café

A family-friendly option, Coode Street Café serves up classic breakfast, brunch, and lunch dishes, with a good selection of kid’s meals for the picky eaters. With a focus on using fresh, high-quality produce to create delicious food, you can count on this Mount Lawley café for brunch that the whole family loves.

Viaje Coffee

While this café is on the small side, it would be hard to miss the pastel pink exterior of Viaje Coffee. Enjoy some ‘gram-worthy brunch dishes (that taste as good they look), seriously good coffee, and just overall great vibes at this laidback café. And, if you’re looking for a cool venue to host a small events and functions Viaje also offers space hire, and food and drink catering!

Viaje Best Mount Lawley Cafes
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Veggie Mama

If you’re looking for a healthy and allergy-friendly café in Mount Lawley, Veggie Mama is the place to be. With an incredible selection of vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and just genuinely good food that tastes absolutely delicious, it’s the ideal destination if you’re on a 2023 health kick or just looking for a good place to take your friends with dietary requirements.

Chu Bakery

Okay, so it’s admittedly a street away from the “Mt Lawley border” … but across from the stunning Hyde Park you’ll find Chu Bakery. You won’t have to look hard for it either, because there’s almost always a line of people queuing up for Chu’s exceptional coffee and baked treat selection. Enjoy freshly made pastries, baguettes, donuts and more, all featuring some divine and unusual flavour combinations.

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